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FACTS Tuition Assistance

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School Open House

January 31st from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. Please join us for a tour of our preschool (beginning at...

Catholic Schools Week

The theme for the National Catholic Schools Week 2016 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith,...

School & PTO 2015-2016 Calendar

School & PTO 2015-2016 Calendar

Class Lists 2015-2016

We know summer and you probably don't want to know anything about school but we thought you probably...

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Looking for a way to celebrate Lent with your children? 

We found this great Lent Calendar for Children that has suggestions of things you can do everyday to live out Lent with your children. 

Ash Wednesday- First Week of Lent


Want to know what´s for lunch?

Click here


Check out all the activities we will have this month!

Don´t miss out on the fun!

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Check out some of the pictures of Catholic Schools Week! 

National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. The theme for the National Catholic Schools Week 2016 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service. 

Photo Gallery

From the Desk of Mrs. Blentlinger...

Click here to read Mrs. B´s letter.


November Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following students for being recognized as Immaculate Conception School Students of the Month for November.  These students were chosen for demonstrating Habit #3- Put First Things First

Katie Kendall, Fifi Coleman, Karlee Rusin, Drew Hahn, Adeena Thomas, Bhavin Patel, Carter Jackson, Ashton Alder, Liz Files, Maggie Farmer, Emma Smith, Anna Claire Roberts, Caroline Adams, and Claire Testa

Students of the Month of October

Congratulations to the following students for being recognized as Immaculate Conception School Students of the Month for October.  These students were chosen for demonstrating Habit #2- Begin with the End in Mind.

Sam Nelligan, Connor Fretheim, Bella Files, Natalie Hill, Fontaine Rossi, Genevieve Kersh, Wyatt Price, Andrew Porta, Mary Catherine Johnston, Maxwell Martin, Matthew Wewers, Lily Weis, Austin Hughes and Emily Harris.

"Oh, for Heaven's Sake" 

Do you have Fr. John's new book or audio series?

Come get your copy to the Church Office! 

For more information, visit the "Oh, for Heaven's Sake" website

 Students of the Month!

Congratulations to the following students for being recognized as I.C. School Students of the Month for September.  These students were chosen for demonstrating Habit #1- Be Proactive.

Evie Kate Harmon, Stella McGrew, Cesar Benavides, Brizynn Smith, Jason Chidester, Ellie Coleman, Dalila Benevides, Michaela Kaelin, Georgia Beasley, Carlee Keifer, Emma Hunter, Mary Vivian Ivey, Cate Albertson and Bryce Hindley. 

Divine Mercy Chaplet at IC School

With Fr. John and Mrs. Blentlinger’s blessing, we will be praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet every Friday at 3:00 pm. Students, parents and visitors will pray in the classrooms.

Everybody is invited!!

Let’s pray for our vocations!

Preschool class lists are READY!! 

Click here to see our Four Yeard Old Class List!

Catholic High School in the River Valley

If we don't teach our children to follow Christ, the world will teach them not to! With the blessings of both Bishop Taylor of Little Rock and Bishop Slattery of Tulsa, we will be conducting a survey about the future of a Catholic high school in the River Valley.

Please visit to complete the survey and visit our website for more information


 School & PTO Calendar

Ready for next school year?? Take a look at what we are going to be doing next year!

In the meantime, have a fun and safe summer! 


School & PTO Calendar

Kindergarten Class Lists are READY!

Click here to see the Kindergarten Class list


 Immaculate Conception School welcomes Mrs. Kim Mulson to our staff as the new kindergarten teacher! 

Mrs. Mulson and her family have recently moved to Fort Smith from Richland, Washington.  Mrs. Mulson and her husband, Troy, have two children; Adde will be a senior at Greenwood and Collin will start college at UAFS.  Mrs. Mulson has taught at Catholic schools her entire teaching career; her most recent position was 4 years in first grade at Christ the King Catholic School in Richland.  She is a caring and enthusiastic individual and is an exciting addition to I.C. School family!

Class Lists are here!

We know summer and you probably don't want to know anything about school but we thought you probably wanted to see the class lists for the 2015-2016 school year. 

To see the Class Lists, click here,

Have a great summer! 

See you in the Fall!! (Or next week if you are coming to Summer Care)

Congratulations IC School Class of 2015!

We wish you the best! May God bless you always! 


IC School Art Class 

Our 6th graders posed with the crucifixes they made in Art Class.  They were blessed by Fr. Andrew during the school’s prayer service.



The Hot Chocolate Kids

The Hot Chocolate Kids, a group of students from IC School, raised $5,470.00 for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. The “Kids” set up a hot chocolate stand in their neighborhood during the Christmas Holidays. They sold hot chocolate and other goodies to people driving around and viewing their festive neighborhood. They were able to present their hard earned money during a radio marathon for the Make-a-Wish Foundation in April. The group will get to be involved with the granting of a wish to an area child. The average cost of a wish is $5,000.00. The group plans on making this an annual event.


54th Annual Young Arkansas Artist’s Exhibition

Cristian Martinez, a 6th grade student at IC School, was honored at the Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock on Saturday, May 2, 2015 for having his artwork, an oil pastel of cactus, selected to be a part of the 54th Annual Young Arkansas Artist’s Exhibition.  He received two prize awards for his school’s art department:  $250 from Arkansas Children’s Hospital for being selected as one of 106 pieces from over 450 entries to be exhibited in the show, and $200 from The Fine Arts Club of Arkansas for being chosen Best Of Class for 6th Grade.  His work will hang at the

Arkansas Art Center at MacArthur Park in Little Rock through July and then be a part of a traveling exhibition for another year.


Students of the Month!

 Congratulations to the following students for being named Students of the Month!

April: Brody Borengasser, Claire Cole, Henry Alder, R. J. Becker, Hudson Pruitt, Roberto Manjarrez, Ella Pennington, Max Howerton, Haley Cline, Jonathan Ramirez, Kate Coleman, Sutton Smith, Sara Thompson and Anna Anders

March: Madeline Martin, Gianluca Nova, Evangelina Hernandez, Maria Infante, Carter Jackson, Tyler Stevens, Marcos Manjarrez, Lauren Borland, Noah Hahn, Finley Rossi, Jonathan Threadgill, Jessica Sanchez,Maggie Brown and Addison Sterling

February: Diego Hernandez, Trinity Rogers, Amelia Goebel, Alex Little, Sydney Brockett, Aidan Scott, Mary Albertson, George Herrell, Denver Pruitt, Griffin Weindel, Claire Testa, Madison Gilsinger, Avery Fitzgerald, and Brayden Smith


Spring Festival HEAD OF THE HERD Sponsors!

Thank you so much for your support!
New Health Dental- Dr. Kendall Roberts, DDS,PC
Udouj Orthodontics 
Nana & Papo


IC School Spring Festival is NEXT Weekend!

Friday, May 1st, and Saturday, May 2nd.  5:00 to 11:00 pm 
In the Parking Lot of Immaculate Conception Church
Join us for a weekend of fun, food, and entertainment! 

Enjoy a variety of food guaranteed to satisfy any appetite: German, Italian, Mexican, and American; funnel cakes, fried Oreos, and ice cream (just to name a few) while enjoying live entertainment, playing games for all ages, or bidding on items in our Silent Auction. A drawing for $10,000 and other prizes will close the weekend of entertainment on Saturday evening. Raffle tickets may be purchased at the school office or during Festival hours.



Vote for Luke!

Click on the link below and see our very own 4th grade student, Luke, go head-to-head with Milly from Illinois in “30 second dual” to teach about the concept of empathy!  I.C. School is the first school to participate outside the state of Illinois.Thank you to all the students in Mrs. Frala’s 4th gradeclass for synergizing in this very cool project! Vote for Luke! 


IC School’s 6th grade team won 1st place in the TJH Quiz Bowl!

The members of the winning team were: Ashley Hill, Anna Anders, Aleesha Imran, Brayden Smith, Abby Hunter, Sam Johnson and Jonathan Hernandez.
They were coached by Ann Hill and Patty O'Brien.

Quiz Bowl is a quiz game that tests players on a wide variety of academic subjects.  The elementary quiz bowl tournament was for non public schools and was sponsored by Trinity Jr. High.  Our team  won first place going undefeated in the tournament against teams from Christ the King, St. Boniface and First Lutheran. The kids practiced for an hour and a half every week answering sample questions and gaining skill using buzzers which are required in tournament play.  The kids also used  trivia games online and researched many academic areas including both World and U.S. History, several areas of Science, English, Literature and even Music.  They also spent time practicing their math computation skills and speed in solving the problems.



The application deadline for Tuition Assistance (FACTS) is April 24th. 

You can apply online at

If you have any questions, please contact our School Office. 


Students of the Month!

Congratulations to the following students for being named Immaculate Conception School January Students of the Month:

Natalie Hill, Jarett Perez, Jason Chidester, Rylee Dickerson, Ann Marie Kersh, Jackson Dart , Nicholas Adams , Michael Fretheim, Hailey Hadley, Vanessa Cerda, Adolfo Barroso, Payton Leding, Jonathan Hernandez, and  Abby Hunter  



2015-2016 Applications for Admission

We are now enrolling for the 2015- 2016 school year for all NEW parish and non-parish students for preschool (18 months-4 years) through grade 6. 

Parents registering a child for  preschool through sixth grade will need a state-issued birth certificate, immunization record, social security card, baptismal certificate (if Catholic).  A $125.00 registration fee is required for each child. Children entering kindergarten must be five years old on or before September 1st.

Parents registering a child for will need the same information listed above.Registration fee is $175 which includes supplies and snacks. Children registering for preschool must be 18 months of age by the first day of school.

Please call the school office at 783-6798 for more information.  


Kindergarten to 6th Grade

School Calendar 2014-2015

Check out where we are in our school year and don't miss out! 

School Calendar 2014-2015


Catholic Schools Week 2015

Our theme is  “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”  

We will be having lots of fun activities to celebrate this Catholic Schools Week in our Parish, our Families, our Vocations, our Community, our Faculty & Staff and our Students! 

Click here to see our schedule and jump in to the fun! 


November Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following students for being named I.C. School Students of the Month: 

Bella Files, Hannah Banning, Genevieve Kersh, Daniella Newman, Lauren Seiter, Karson Kendall, Carson Lane, Peyton Yaffe, Luke Jackson, Cesar Medina, Jackson Seiter, Clara Gramlich, Jaime Barroso and Ashley Hill

Congratulations! We are very proud of you!




I.C. School Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following students for being named I.C. School Students of the Month: 

Esperanza Cerda-Salas, Karlee Rusin, Ellie Coleman, Isabella Kindrick, Michaela Kaelin, Dalila Benavides, Paul Kaelin, Felicity Suggs, Caitlin Dart, Ava Claire Cooley, Xander Lelemsis, Caroline Adams, Kate Files and Yazareth Manjarrez.
 These students were chosen by their teachers for showing leadership skills in the classroom and for following The Leader in Me 7 Habits. 

We are so proud of you!



Immaculate Conception named a

National Blue Ribbon School


The U.S. Department of Education named Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Fort Smith a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School.  Immaculate Conception School is the first elementary school in Fort Smith, public or private, and the first Catholic school in Arkansas to receive this coveted award.

Since 1982, nearly 7,500 schools have received this coveted award.  The National Blue Ribbon School award is considered the highest honor an American school can achieve.

Download information about the Blue Ribbon School process and IC's accomplishment's here. 

Immaculate Conception School Thanks Our 
Partners in Education
Spring Festival HEAD OF THE HERD Sponsors!
Peggy and Max Baker 
Dorothy and Tom CaldareraNew Health Dental- Dr. Kendall Roberts, DDS,PC

Drs. Barbara and Leo Drolshagen 

Udouj Orthodontics 
Farrell- Cooper Mining Nana & Papo
Susan and Sam Fiori 
Hanna Oil and Gas 
Joanie and Bob Jaggers 
Sally and Clyde Johnston 
Lynnette Karnes and Tyler Adamson 
Becky and John Meyers 
Martha and Vent Murphy 
William S. Walker 
Robert Young 

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